THE WOODLANDS : 7 orientation programs to help you prep for life at Mac

THE WOODLANDS : 7 orientation programs to help you prep for life at Mac

Thousands of students will begin their post-secondary education at McMaster in September. For many, it will be their first time living away from home. Luckily for those students, McMaster has all kinds of opportunities to get involved on campus and learn about university life.   In fact, orientation programs run from July 7 all the way to the middle of October.   Below are seven orientation programs designed to help […]

Understanding the Credit Check

Understanding the Credit Check

Can you afford the rent? Will you pay on time? Proof that you are a good credit risk is one of the key factors in a landlord’s decision to rent to you. The credit check is a tool that most landlords will use to assess your credit worthiness.   Your Credit History Is on File You build a credit file when you borrow money and pay it back. A credit […]

Do I Really Need Tenant Insurance?

Do I Really Need Tenant Insurance?

The short answer is yes. There are a few really good reasons for having tenant insurance. For one, as a tenant you are liable – yes, legally responsible – for any harm you cause to any part of your building and to others who live or visit there. Yikes! If your faulty toaster oven starts a fire that damages not only your apartment, but also the entire complex, you may […]

Pinedale Properties: A family run, multi generational business

Pinedale Properties: A family run, multi generational business

With a successful history spanning in excess of 50 years, Pinedale Properties continues to operate and evolve under the family of its founder, Alexander Grossman. Together with its predecessor, Belmont Properties Ltd., Pinedale Properties has been part of the development, ownership and operation of thousands of rental apartments and homes throughout the GTA. Originally operating as Belmont, a development and management company formed by Alexander Grossman and his two partners […]

Revitalizations at Crescent Town

Revitalizations at Crescent Town

Pinedale Properties recently undertook one of the largest LED lighting garage retrofits to date in the city of Toronto with its pioneer project in more effective green initiatives. We hope to use this as a template for our future retrofit projects throughout our commercial and residential properties. The project was completed at the Crescent Town property, located at Victoria and the Danforth, encompassing three rental apartment buildings and a large […]

Rewarding our Tenants for Going Green

Rewarding our Tenants for Going Green

Pinedale Properties is continuing to grow its green initiatives, and with the recent installation of hydro metres for all building suites we are well on our way to fulfilling our Going Green Portfolio. Soon all residents will pay their share of hydro according to their monthly consumptions activities. In the interim as we prepare to make this transition, Pinedale Properties initiated a friendly competition in April whereby the apartment with […]